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different but that is neither here nor there. the commission was sensitive about the use of retail, what it will look like, what we are expecting. that is another discussion. i want to make sure that we are on track with the basic approval ideas that were in front of us. i fully support the extension because i'd be in the project worthy of extension. >commissioner antonini: i am fully supportive of thas i was n 2008, but is there prospect that we might be moving forward on this? and increased market for commercial space. commissioner moore: i make a motion to approve the project as proposed. >> second. >> a motion on the floor for approval as proposed. [roll call vote] thank you, commissioners, that motion passes unanimously. you are on item nine. amendments to the transit impact development fee. >> the afternoon, commissioners. alicia john-baptiste from these and francisco transportation agency. we would modify and impact the transit development fee. it is an impact fee that provides the city with funding to offset the impact of net new development on the city's transit system. money ge
thanks for having us. first, i would like to thank the courport staff members for r dispatch and vigorous this in pursuing this deal. a brief reminder, we are in development. -- orton development. we have to take one second to find a slide show. >> well you are looking for it, does that match and that that we are given? >> yes. that slide that just won by is really our cover. we are on the second page. again, you selected us and we feel very privileged to be selected. because of our experience with similar projects. we specialize in large scale of this industrial rehabilitation. we have been fortunate to earn the confidence of some of our country's leading innovators. we are going to keep the project update -- give you a project update. we have perfected the our lease of the noted building and have opened up our offsite office. we have completed an access agreement which has allowed us to understand the premises. we have completed our negotiation agreement, which of course, allows us to proceed with the term sheet and lease. we're in the middle of our listening tour where we
that the subtle difficulties should make us very aware of the ever-increasing uphill battle the small business is facing. i would like to ask to retain a very hot critical question if i may. in the discussion which i appreciate, on page 7, there is a comment about the grandfather provisions. the use of larger institutions, being able to avoid paying any of the impact fees because they are taking care of themselves. how could you please explain that using shovels are causing more transportation problems at the moment then there are solving and must be exempt from paying these fees? >> redirect in that? -- >> either of the two, -- commissioner, were you directing that question -- commissioner moore: to either of the two. >> the fee applies to land use, was someone provides shuttle service or not is not relevant to the payment of a fee. >> the one institution -- it does not a non-profit. >> the specific application is a project that are exempt. there are not subject to property tax. it is a for-profit institution. that is the distinguishing characteristic. commissioner moore: the greatest minds a
. thank you for joining us. tell us a little bit about the organization. >> we're 30 years old now. we started with 14 farmers, and it has grown out to over 80. >> what is the mission of the organization? >> this area has no grocery store spiller it is all mom-and- pop stores. we have this because it is needed. we knew it was needed. and the plaza needed somebody. it was empty. beautiful with city hall in the background. >> thank you for speaking with us. are you on the web? >> yes, hocfarmersmarket.org. >> check them out. thank you. >> welcome. the dish is ready. >> it looks and smells amazing. >> thank you. it was not easy to meet the $20 budget. i checked everybody out and found some great produce. really lovely seafood. i think that you are going to love it. >> do not be shy. cyou know this can run you $35 to $45 for a bowl, so it is great you did this for $20. >> this will feed four to six people. >> not if you invite me over for dinner. i am ready to dig in. >> i hope you'll love it. >> mmm. >> what do you think? >> i think i am going to need more. perhaps you can have all you wa
of rebuilding these hospitals the right way. the decision we have in front of us is whether to vote on this project tonight. i do want to make it clear that if i had to vote tonight, i would not certify to have the eir. as a supervisor who borders the corridor, i do not believe the product addresses the traffic the facts. the concern that more traffic leads to less the lake, the outdated baseline and writer ship numbers, they are ignoring significant impacts of emergency access. others have outlined how the eir and ignores environmental alternatives and describe the product in an environmental setting. that being said, i think everyone on this board and are mayor understands that there are aspects of this project that can be negotiated. three weeks ago at our land use committee we learned about the existence of troubling information that the proposed agreement had serious flaws. we were never provided that information directly despite repeated requests. when we receive information that there were repeated concerns that it could be shut down within five years, there were answers. thu
>> good afternoon, everyone. this is july 23rd, 2012 meeting of the land use and economic development committee of the san francisco board of supervisors. our clerk today is derek evans and, he is supported by lisa miller. >> please silence all cell phones and electronic devices appeared document -- and electronic devices. documents should be submitted to the court. >> i would like to thank our sfgtv staff, general furlough, and jesse larsen, for broadcasting as today. -- jennifer lowe and jesse larsen for broadcasting us today. >> item number one, to add limitations on eligibility application deadlines for the receipt of assessor, reporters report. and to reduce the application fees for the mills' agricultural contracts. >> thank you. supervisor wiener. >> today, we are considering legislation that i am sponsoring to improve access to amend the minister of code by which we enter into mills act contract. this will improve and streamline the process of that we provide incentives to homeowners to maintain their stored properties in san francisco. -- their historic properties
a little caution. there is a reason why restaurants, at least in this area, have conditional use reviews. i was quite interested in a status presentation of the uses on sacramento st. at the moment. it is the kind of mix of uses that to other neighborhoods are clamoring to have, but they have been inundated with restaurants. you still have a barbershop. that is really cool. you still have a flower shop. how many neighborhoods have a flower shop? you have a dry cleaners. there is a whole mix of uses along here that the next neighborhood, the people have said that they miss now because of the number of the other types of uses that have come into the neighborhood. i do not think the addition of this one up sets that balance, and i am not hoping you will spawn other competitors, so did speak -- so to speak. >> the motion on the floor is for approval. commissioner moore: i found the story kind of compelling when i think about some of the ideas of bringing back into it together and how he was describing individual attention into what is trying to do. i felt very comfortable. i also feel that this
, president chiu, board of supervisors, thank you for having us here tonight. my name is ray and i am a stakeholder on this program of rebuild cpmc. i am part of the cpmc project team at california pacific medical center as the project manager. i am also a native and resident of san francisco. i was born and raised here and so are my family and kids. we plan to stay here throughout all of our lives and we will continue to do that with your help. i was here 27 years ago in a similar situation but it was on a smaller scale. my family had the opportunity to acquire property in district 2 and we had to go through a subdivision. in order to accomplish that, we had to work with the board of supervisors, associations, and went to a a series of meetings. i had no idea what i was getting into. but we were successful at the end. i am glad we did it. i see this as similar, much more complex, and it is going to leave a legacy for all of our families and our kids and their children as well. it has been great to hear you have experts that have put together a eir from the planning commission, health
for bearing with us. this was my responsibility for getting * mixed up. i appreciate your forbearance -- for bearing with us on that ledge. yes i have the your coming with us -- coming together with us for the special item. this is a project it that we have been working on for a while, and has offered a partnership with us on this design challenge, to come merida with innovative ways to deal with the -- come up with innovative ideas for the design problem related to the additions and the new construction in the historic districts, south of the market district and how these may be approached. we will have some interesting possibilities and approaches to this challenge. i will introduce driscoll, who will talk to you about the program. and how the design program is organized. thank you. >> i am the executive director with the center for architecture and design. i am happy that this is something that is fine, because this will be different than a lot of the presentations that you will see. we do a variety of programs for the community as well as professionals. in 2005 we established the
be advised that the bringing in using of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound producing devices are prohibited at this meeting. the chairman order from the removal -- the removal from the meeting room of any person responsible for the ringing of any cellphone or similar sound producing electronic device. please be advised that a member of the public has up to three minutes to make pertinent public comments on each agenda item unless the port commission adopts a shorter period of any item. >> good afternoon, commissioners, members of the staff. thank you for joining us. we have an interesting agenda. lots of different attributes that we on the court to sharing with you. i wanted to start by commenting on commissioner lazarists. as many of you know, her term expired and under the city ordinance she was able to hold it over for 60 days. the mayor has asked and she has agreed to go serve on the board of appeals, subject to confirmation, so she will not be able to come back to the port. i tried to entice her to come back today to be recognized for her many contributions, and she poli
effected. rather than us take the case as nondiscrimination, we would refer them to the rent board. we actually addressed 1560 incidences of people walking in. the primary component of the complaints that walk in the door are housing, representing a little over 60%. and the primary protected class that we deal with his disability, which is roughly 39% total. and looking at the bottom drops of employment, housing, and public accommodation, you can see the distribution among the various protective glasses. in almost every case, i'd is pretty consistent with disability being the primary -- it is pretty consistent with disability being the primary issue that people are filing complaints on. -- filing claims on. commissioner campos asked me to look at what the human rights commission will be in the future. supervisor kim has seen some of these during the budget presentation, so please excuse the repetition. but the policy issue right now come out every year we have a single issue that is predominant. right now, that is the african- american self-determination. looking at the unfinished agen
toward architecture and urban design. but again the land uses there that interests me a lot. we had a presentation, commissioner moore mentioned the central corridor effort that's going on in the planning department. and i went back and looked through some of the backgroundwork that was done for the eastern neighborhoods plan which includes the soma area. and there was a land use map that was part of that that showed a great variety of land uses in the area. and i'm afraid what's going to happen as somehow we assume that we're going to have to accommodate growth and increase the density, and i don't know where that notion comes from except from developers. and, you know, that we're going to lose all that. and it's going to be extremely difficult, i think, for us to be able to really make a huge difference in the way -- the future of soma is going to look. maybe that's too pessimistic. but i've been on this commission for six years. and i've been on the landmarks board, and i've been on the board of appeals. and i'm telling you, none of those bodies are able to control the kinds of t
including an mid life overhaul program to allow the hybrids to exceed our meet their useful life and guidance. >> how many miles is considered a life? >> i believe it is measured in years. i believe 14 years, at least. there might also be a mileage requirement, but maybe somebody can jump on that. commissioner cohen: i have a superficial question, but a question nonetheless about the potential new replacement. what color will it be? >> that: i will defer to mta staff on the details.k i would assume it would be in line with the current fleet. >> commissioners, jonathan from the mta. the first question was about the useful life of a vehicle. it depends on the type. this type of hybrid-electric vehicle has a life of about 20 years. we run our vehicles millions of more miles than some of our sister agencies within the region but the useful life and replacement is based on a number of years of service. with regard to the color, we just went through a new branding process that i am sure a lot of people are familiar with and we're also looking at a branding plan for the van ness brt. as
is case never 2012.0457c168-186 eddy street, approval for a previously approved conditional use authorization of a planned unit development. the amendment proposes to extend the performance period for an additional three years for a previously approved project to demolish an existing service parking lot and construct a new 14-story, 130-foot all mixed use building containing approximately 153 affordable dwelling units, approximately 14,250 gross square feet of ground for commercial space. as part of services of as the rooftop and second floor open space, one loading space, and no off-street parking. the amendment proposes no changes to the design or intensity of the project as a originally approved. item three is case number 2012.0509c for 100 california street. it is a request for the amendment to the conditions of approval for a previously approved of this allocation downtown project authorization. and actions regarding shadow impacts pursuant to planning code. specifically, the amendment proposes to extend the performance period for an additional three years for previously ap
and when architectural barriers are removed, customers with disabilities will be able to access and use the services of the business and bring their friends and relatives. i think it's good for business. what is the cazzie or certified access specialist institute? it's an organization of california certified access specialists with about 150 members so it's a little bit less than 1/3 of the members of the casp or cazzie mention. its mission is to be the voice of access professionals as well as a resource for both members and public. the goals include be an authoritative source, be a recognized leader for knowledge and imply men station of local, state, and federal sk -- access codes and laws. promote as a credible voice for quality standards of practice, and serve -- sorry. next one. promote access awareness, collaborate with government and advocacy organizations to promote access awareness and this is the casi website. so if someone does need a casp, that's a casi casp, they can look on that website to find someone that is in that group. the next thing i'd like to do -- supervisor mar:
and adults to photography classes. [roll being called] >> you have a quorum. the use of sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited. cell phones that are set on vibrate do cause microphone into parents. please put them in the off position. >> to have any comments on the last meeting? to have a motion to approve? -- do i have any comments on the last meeting? do i have a motion to approve it? >> item 6, introduction of new or unfinished business by board members. >> chairmen and i met with the leadership of the bicycle coalition regarding street safety and cyclist's ability -- cyclist civility. we have asked the coalition to come to a board meeting next month to update the board on the actions they're taking regarding cycling, street safety, and we would like in september to be a full board discussion around this. i think the staff has a lot to share our around our movements. i know the director having recently come back from a trip to copenhagen has some interesting things to say about the approach they take their. we would like to go ahead and get both of those things o
of way fighting. they are used by transportation agencies, particularly outside of the united states. they are often used by airports. very easy to move through, very easy to find your gate, and other airports, i will not mention any by name, but their initial of may be lax -- there initials' may be lax. you just have to ask people. so we think this is something where the agency could really benefit from outside help. this is not something we recommend a lot, but this is an area where there are people who really, really know this well, and know what the best practices are better than we would. director: i agree that there is a need, and if we can just get some examples, that would be fantastic. >> yes. i believe we can make that happen. on the last issue about the name, it is in the charter. changing the name of it would be a charter issue, which would be a fairly heavy lift. thank you very much, mr. chairman. secretary boomer: 11 member of the public who wishes to address here. >> good afternoon, mr. chairman. this report is very good, but they forgot to mention that you are drawing
fide eating accomplishment or not. our planning code does give us the ability, however, to request copies of receipts and to perform our own investigation if there is some allegation placed on operating as bona fide eating. commissioner sugaya: and we haven't done that to this date on this venue? >> no. my understanding is it's generally complaint drinken and we have no evidence that they are praising outside of the parameters of a bona fide eating establishment. >> thank you. to the project response, a couple of questions. first we have allegations that you are carding people after a certain hour to get into your establishment. is that correct? >> that is correct. >> the reason fon -- for that is? >> because it's slightly more difficult on a busy friday or saturday night when we have a door person to monitor exactly who is inside eating and who is inside drinking because it is in the middle of a very busy bar corridor on grant avenue, so since we do have a full bar liquor license, if we have, you know, 20 or 10 20-year-old kids with fake i.d.'s in, i feel responsible to make sure
credits program, as recommended by staff, and in the net new impacted uses. grandfather it full 2014. commissioner sugaya: at 90%, or 100? vice president wu: for all areas? >> at 100%, for the policy credit list. i think it is hard to say. if policy makers at the board want to change that, that is my motion -- commissioner borden: commissioner sugaya: second. commissioner antonini: does that include the recommendations of the office of small business? >> the policy credit is in there for 1000 square feet and takes care of the problem. commissioner antonini: also, provision one. there were situations. commissioner borden: i did not even think about that. it is really actually -- commissioner antonini: could we get rep -- commissioner borden: i just realized. commissioner antonini: there are two things being presented, so i wanted to make sure we could address your concerns. >> there is confusion with emotion. ideally, the primary recommendation was to maintain the 3000 square foot threshold at that level, and maintain the five years. but the commission wanted to give flexibility
that the nc1 zoning districts remain nc1 zoning districts and not be named. the commission asked us to clarify how some of the new controls would be implemented. some of those recommendations were incorporated into the ordinance and some were not. will be happy to answer questions. >> i which is going to ask about the, that we got on low frequency noise and vibration and how that might be addressed. >> that was not part of the planning commission meeting, so it was not discussed. but i believe there are certain noise levels and vibration triggers that we can add into the code, in to this section training legislation. -- trailing legislation. >> for the most part, and entertainment venues we do have vibration controls already. it might be worthwhile to have a public process to do that before we put in the legislation. if we were to add to -- at an amendment to this, i much prefer if we were to do with three trading legislation. and if we could speak to the amendments that we would looking for, right now, in terms of the ncd boundary, the boundary should be listed between 19th avenue and sixth a
that precludes us from doing that, but i do wonder whether or not something should be included in the measure that actually allows for that or requires that that happen. i do not know that -- our terms on the board are limited, so you'll have people here sitting in these shares who will not have been a part of this process. so, to the extent that we can institutionalize in any kind of mechanism that allows for the best kind of review and analysis, i think that is something we shouldo8íbc consid. those are the kinds of things that i hope we think about between now and the time that ] there will be an opportunity for us to make changes at that point. i am not saying that we necessarily should, but at least consider those options. with that, i support the motion. supervisor kim: thank you, supervisors. i would have liked to have forward this with a understand, and i would rather this go out unanimously with no recommendation to the full board. i will motion. i want to thank all the parties that were involved in this. at the full board, we will have an opportunity to speak about our thoughts abo
avionics. we will be using it to control air traffic and we will provide an unobstructed view of the airfield, which is extremely important. it will be fitted with new safety technology that we are introducing at the airport and will result in a much more efficient system, a much more efficient use as well as being a green facility. >> for air travelers, the whole reason we are making investments in technology as we are planning for the future growth of aviation. we need to be able to handle more traffic, more efficiently, without delay. using advanced procedures that reducing fuel burn, cost, and noise. what that translates to is that you have a much higher likelihood of getting to your destination on time. >> i'm sorry? one of the things we are very focused on in san francisco is doing everything we can through technology that will enable us who have the equivalent of a beautiful sunny day weather conditions and we can handle traffic in all weather. that's what these investments are all about. >> [inaudible] >> aviation operates under a concept of sense and avoid. you want t
. i was very pleased by that. the department of public works has been terrific in helping us to resolve the end -- electrical problems. i also want to mention that there was an item before the board of supervisors today, an ordinance to retroactively approved the emergency situation and our ability to enter into those contracts with consultants. i wanted to thank the board for their support. they all helped out with questionnaires and were engaged and involved. i was there at 11:00 to watch the robot. there was a huge crowd. the technology involved to make sure everyone was safe was terrific. the cruise terminal project is not only on schedule, but the last piece will be placed by next tuesday. we are very, very pleased by the responsiveness of all parties involved and the ability to, hopefully, preserve that part of our history and future. blacks do we know the cause of the fire? >> the fire department is investigating and is expected to have a report out in about three weeks. it should be out any time. whites two short questions. those are diesel generators? are those relat
, if we could hear that and how the impact us at all of that. the other thing mentioned here today, that instead of the 3.5% charged to the caps that they are still getting 5% in some places. can we take a look at that? because that was supposed to take place july 3rd or something like that. >> [unintelligible] >> ok, july 4th. >> and i want to clarify, i do not want to leave the public with the impression that when the laguna honda 89 was discontinued, but there is no way to get up the hill. there's still a way for people to get up that hill. >> public comment is over. thank you. >> moving on -- >> is there someone that can answer the gentleman's question offline? brecht's mr. haley will. >> them next item. >> the content calendar, these items are considered to be routine and will be acted upon by a single vote. mr. chairman, if you have a request for item 10.2e to be severed and considered separately, and no other request has been. >> is there a motion to approve? >> motion. greg second. >> all in favor? the ayes have it. >> 10.2e has to do with the nose toppings on monday throug
. but most of all, i am sad to see the way politics are being used to stop this project. this is about the people of san francisco and i asked you to please put politics aside and i asked you in the name of the hard-working men and women to be pragmatic and see all of the good that will come out of this. most of law, as someone who lives in this city, a taxpayer, i asked you to quit these political games and do what is best for san francisco. you have the power to change people's lives. but we have the power to change yours in november. the eir is adequate. please approve it. president chiu: next speaker. >> good evening, supervisors. my family opened a construction business in san francisco 57 years ago. we have been on oakdale in district 10. we are a second generation company. cpmc selected us to partner to rebuild cathedral hill and st. luke's. everyone has tremendous respect for the decisions that have to be made. i feel the weight of keeping people like anna and matt working in uncertain times. i've volunteered as a teacher and i go there to teach life skills and provide hope. i
was in proved and the impacts to mitigate. they have asked us to look at some alternatives to the machines, which is how our construction contract is based, we are working with them on that. since we last met, we implemented boarding. a and that was of little later than you wanted us to. a at -- we will report back to you. so far, so good. two more things. on the youth fast pass, it included money from the region. the region has now considered this twice. the staff has recommended a few different things, but two of the options that will now go to the full commission, i think it is next week, two of the options would send $4 million our way. it is four out of five. one option would be looking at a more broad regional program which would, i think, in effect delayed implementation. the first two options that staff is recommending, they will have $4 million out of $5 million, so a pilot would have to be shorter in duration because there is less funding, and that would be more positive. we are grateful to the staff for recommending this money. while we certainly would like $5 million, as anyone
the residential enclaves, which is a starting place with a mixed use district, with having the kind of variety that jacobs talks about. it seems to me, having been in the city -- it seems they go through a lot of changes. they have a lot of artists and theater people because the rent was low, and without parts of the city with low rent, you don't have the entrepreneurial business. you don't have people -- the kinds of people that you have in the city. you see that in dog patch now, with all of the small differences. starting a business -- this is kind of like -- it seems to me that cities have to have bad neighborhoods. >> i think this is a good point. what it reminds me of, part of the issue for me has been to think about this situation and the most extreme example would be to say that we will not teardown a single building. nothing will be demolished. but we have. knowledge that we substantially add to the density of the neighborhood. you do that by maintaining the fabric and assuming you can keep the majority of the fabric. >> around the city, there is what is expensive and what is an expen
're tapping into improve sf. i am not exactly sure what that is, but using back together ideas. there are some members of the audience today from a program that my employer is involved in or i am involved in. the chinatown community classroom. commissioner moore came to their final review, if you want to call it that, i think two years ago. last year. it was really great. sort of a grass-roots training program for the future planers of our city. and we're going to be doing a brown bag -- brownback exchange with the planning department. i wanted to invite all the commissioners to come to the final project review on august 3 this year at 10:00 a.m. commissioner moore: would you send out an e-mail, please? can the rise so we can see who they are? commissioner wu: sure. thanks for coming today. >> ok, thank you. commissioners, we can move on to directors report, directors announcements, and review of the past week's events and the board of supervisors, board of appeals, and historic preservation commission. >> thank you. good afternoon. if i may stretch of the conversation for one more minute on t
francisco asked to do the same? >> you make a good point. i don't remember us ever asking anybody else to do this and there have been others that have come before us with questions with about whether they are serving enough food at all and certainly more suspicious than yours, which i think is a restaurant offering live entertainment. actually we need more of this. that's one of the problems. there aren't enough places where you can go get something to eat, something to drink and hear music. we need to encourage that. i'm going to vote for the motion because it sounds like it's doable. it's a little more work to have to keep track of your food. i understand it's every year, commissioner sugaya, not every month. so you run the totals on an annual basis, i guess, i would assume probably your motion would be a year after the conditional use goes into effect? ok. so rather than a specific date. all right, that probably is fine with me, but i don't want it to be in any way a deterrent to your operation. vice president wu: commissioner moore? >> i would last -- just add, and code is code, it does
a freeway entrance. they do have an alleyway that we have encouraged parents to use. but i know those intersections can be very hairy. the last point is on supervisor olague's xq many of our kids depend on the muni system to get back and forth from school. particularly in the afternoon, we have seen the data that there are larger public safety issues, and of course, bullying that happens on it muni. it has been an issue i have thought a long time about, but i think we need to work with mta and prioritize that as an issue. i think the highest number of kind of the electronic gadget thaefts happen between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. certain bus lines are worse than others. i think the 22, i have heard, it used to be the 15th, and also the one that goes -- there are a couple targeted bus lines. there used to be a program where adults would rise to some of these bus lines -- would rise to some of these bus lines to monitor and mentor on the buses. on some of the bus lines with highs levels of incidents. it is really between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., and i hear that fridays are the worst days.
in that capacity, addressing a housing and land use issues. we're very much in support of the mayor's initiative on the housing trust fund. we feel it should be moved forward as presented to you. both the complications of the negotiations and the difference stakeholders, it is important that it goes through. we have 51 apprentices in our program who live in san francisco. most of those are young people of color living in tough neighborhoods. when they become in their third or fourth year as an apprentice, they leave san francisco, because there is no housing for them. sort of ironic. you cannot really support local hiring first because there is no way that we can have, you know, have construction trade workers stay in this community. they leave. they are envisioning the american dream which is to have someplace to buy. we have to have housing of a variety of stripes, a variety of income levels. we're very supportive of the affordable nature of this, but we also have to have the market rate and initiatives to support that so that we're able to have these young people have good jobs and then stay
to use it in the future or what -- comeback in a year or two and see if you have made those changes and they may be only enough to make five or 10 changes. they did not get 26 through 10. they can come back in and say it is time to talk about 6010 in lawsuit no. 2. it is possible. >> can i comment that the california unruh civil rights act seems incredibly broad? that is a basic problem when you have proactive intent to discriminate based on race, gender, national origin, or other factors. i could see why three times actual damage, we're talking about small mom-and-pop businesses that are struggling to survive and to place that seemed a burden on them just sounds -- that is not the intent of the civil rights act. that is a key problem here, it seems. i do want to ask about the timing of the process. when you have a casp specialist, if the lawsuit has begun, can you still get the casp specialists under state law to give you that extra 90 days? >> is too late at that point under state law. it should not dissuade a business owner from getting a certified instructor to look at your plac
these ladies get support would be something i would hate us to lose, but i want to continue, and i feel with them providing this vital health care to my community would be a loss, and i applaud you to please botvote to go ahead and pass the eir. thank you. >> next speaker. >> thank you, members of the supervisors -- of the board of supervisors for during this today. -- for hearing us today. i was awarded a as a student. i lived a block away from the pacific ocean. good for me it is the most beautiful place in the world, of the people here deserve the best health care. conc is the second biggest employer. with so many local employers, isn't is making it an ideal site. i support, and i believe strongly the project has been thoroughly studied. i want to be part of the team, including 50% more space, postpartum care. but i believe i deserve structurally save hospitals. gooi believe the hard-working mn and women get this done. i urge you to vote. thank you. good night. >> i have been a gynecologist at st. luke's for 17 years, and i was a member of the blue ribbon panel. i believe this does h
and what are the principles that you will be using to guide you through this process? rex cup -- >> coming out of the seattle/tacoma area i saw what happened with the seattle sonics. i have to listen to the business trinity, the board of supervisors, and there's always a controversy. i have to listen and be objective and then make my decision after a do a lot of soul-searching. >> what are some potential concerns that you want to keep a close eye on in this project? >> i like -- i think that some people like things to stay as the status quo. i think some people wear our roads being blocked, some worry about congestion, crime, parking, some worry that the giants stadium is too close. >> those are highlights of the concerns that have come up. have you attended a meeting of the board commission? rex know, i have not. >> have you been able to watch it -- >> no, i have not. >> have you been able to watch it in other capacity? >> no, ma'am. chairperson kim: that is it for questions. we will open it up for public comment. thank you, mr. adams. >> i and the maritime director at the b
if to use -- to offset the costs but not back into their own pockets. it would seem impossible for these plaintiffs to show there is sufficient likelihood that he or she will again be wrong in a similar way because of the quick response i have seen on the part of the business owner to do whatever they can at the immediate moment to rectify this situation. the threat of a lawsuit remains. to force a smaller business to settle out of court for these infections is not fair because we cannot afford that. are financials can attest to this. we will gladly make the changes needed if the information was provided as opposed to having to defend the lawsuit or payoff a shady lawyer. the remedy to the barriers is lost. for those businesses that do not have intend to comply, they're the ones who were paying themselves perrot tax and we do not represent that class of business owner. the recent proposal to make a business owners and landlords -- informed of their rights and responsibilities leave out an important group, those already in business and this encompasses the majority of the small
to help us realize our dreams. i'm so honored to receive this award named for such a distinguished chief justice of our state. i am more than flattered to even have been thought of to stand here today. for a woman who comes from my background, as i told you, a woman who did not go to college , but did not let it deter her from dreaming big dreams. i just want to affirm for you whatever the sacrifices you with talent have that can help those most in need of help, i thank you for them. we need you. we would like to continue our dreams, too. thank you so much. [applause] supervisor kim: that afternoon, and welcome to our special rules committee for monday, july 16. i am the chair of the meeting. i am jane kim. i am joined by supervisor mar ferrell and supervisor campos. also joined by one of the co- sponsors of our first item, supervisor scott wiener. are there any announcements? >> please make sure to silence all cell phones and electronic devices. make documents included as part of the file. these will appear on the july 24 board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise stated. supervisor k
to be arrested for drug-related offenses. >> if i may -- i'm glad you're outlining a lot of problems. for us, i think we are more interested in hearing what you would like to do in serving on the commission. >> that leads me directly into the next point and great to make. drug policy and drug enforcement is a critical area in san francisco, and local counties can make a difference in criminal justice outcomes. despite state laws and federal laws, the local community can do something to affect criminal justice outcomes, and the sentencing commission is the best position to uncover the disparate arrest rates and uncover a solution. in san francisco, the bite best program that you are probably all familiar with, the undercover officers perform drug operations to try to catch drug dealers, but surveys show only 1% of those actually caught up in his professional -- profession are dealers. most of the people caught up in the system are engaging in low- level sales. or they are doing it for -- or they are economically marginalized. one change incentives in that we could explore for the city has been i
hours. a lawsuit for us is something no one wants to see, no one wants to sever. i just asked to everybody if that is the way to treat a hero. we do not feel like a hero. i work for a dream that began nine years ago and today, maybe that's my business has been growing, hiring more employees. we really need help in these cases as business owners, as part of the economy. thank you. supervisor mar: thank you. if there is anyone else that would like to speak, please come forward. we will close public comment in a moment. >> our firm has been mentioned quite a bit today. i want to flush out where it community-based organization and we're working with sf shines. we have done a lot of work along third street and done work in the mission. there's a lot of experience we have in terms of small businesses. for us, we look forward to this opportunity of melding our committed to work and working with different at risk communities, with small businesses. our work was always found it on folks being at risk or -- [unintelligible] this that's the mission of our organization. as technical archi
compliance. and so it is incumbent upon us to look at areas where we need to do improvements for ourselves and when i say we, that is the greater weight of the government, local, state, and federal. what we have seen since our office and supervisor david chiu had mentioned, his time on the small business commission, businesses that have opened -- recently opened, a high percentage of restaurants are minority-owned. businesses are sued by the san plaintiff and planned as often returned to the same area and recirculate. the average settlement is around $20,000. we have seen that and since 2002, i'm a proximate -- i am in approximating we have 400 businesses that have been sued. going back to last a valid point on the previous white, the lawsuits are averaging $20,000, that has been $8 million that has been played. and this is to the plaintive and a lawyer. i do want to say that our office and we did go through the federal courses and trackpad the lawsuits that were done by our cereal plaintiff. >> this was in san francisco alone? >> this was in san francisco alone. moving on to slide #4. the
of administrative individuals, headed by tamara winchester, who is sitting behind us. made i do not know. supervisor campos: seems like that is yet to be worked out. i do have a final question for the deputy city administrator. i appreciate that a lot of this is being worked out. one of the benefits of having the human rights commission oversees some of these functions has been -- you know, for instance, using the example of community engagement and outreach, is that with hrc, you do have a commission. you have a body of individuals that is providing oversight. you have a city administrator reporting to the mayor and the board of supervisors, so i wonder if you could talk a little bit about how we ensure, as we are moving forward, that there is as much transparency and community involvement, given the -- that one of the functions these commissions play is that they are very good at reaching out to communities, in gauging people. >> thank you, supervisor, for the question. i think the city administrator has demonstrated her commitment to working with the board and the mayor. we do not have a commissi
lazarus with us today. you have already been before this committee. you were nominated to the port commission. if you could briefly introduce yourself to the rules committee and talk a little bit about some of the work you have to do on the board of appeals. >> thank you. i appreciate you having me here this afternoon. i do want to make it clear that i have never lived anywhere else or voted anywhere else. i have had the privilege of serving on the city's port commission for the last eight years. i am honored and awed to a been offered another opportunity to continue to serve my native city. i am very much looking forward to moving on to the board of appeals. while i could speak about some of the issues before the porch and the city, i cannot do so about issues that might be coming to the board of appeals. instead, i will make a few statements about how i plan to approach my service on that commission if you decide to recommend them. i will tell you that i plan to do my homework. i know that these are very serious matters, they are considered quasi-judicial. i will not go into any
prepare that? >> yes, our next meeting is in september, so that should give us enough time. supervisor avalos: great, appreciated. we can go on to public comment. thank you for your presentation. any member of the common -- public and elected comment, please come forward. simenon, we will close public comment. colleagues, can we move this forward. we take that without objection. next item, please. >> item number 9, recommend approval of the prop aa strategic plan policies and prioritization criteria. this is an action item. >> we're seeking a recommendation to approve the approveaa strategic plan policies and prior to send -- prioritization criteria. this begins on page 114. we estimate that the 30-year program, over the course of the program, revenues based on the $10 vehicle registration fee, for 30 years, $150 million, about $5 million annually. you can see the breakdown of the revenue on this slide among the three categories established within the expenditure plan. sf reconstruction. pedestrian safety. transit reliability and mobility. to clarify, some examples of what we need for
to thank the staff for the work they did in protecting the offspring -- us pray on pier 80. i did want to highlight that and how that we are doing our part for an endangered species. -- osprey on your 80. -- pier 80. >> item 12, public comment. >> public comment? if not, we are going to adjourn the open session and >> i move that we reconvene in open session. >> second. >> all in favor? aye. i move that we disclose the conditions -- commissioner ed ms. lee approved the existing litigation described in item 4a1. >> second. all in favor? aye. >> i move that we not disclose anything else. >> second. >> item 13. adjournment. >> move for adjournment. >> second. >> we are adjourned, thank you.
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